Lygosoma vosmaerii Gray, 1839

Vosm(a)er's writhing skink



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Hagria vosmaerii Gray, 1839


Conservation Status

Rediscovered in 11 January 2009



Andhra Pradesh, India


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Gray, J. E. (1839). Catalogue of the slender-tongued saurians, with descriptions of many new genera and species. Annals and Magazine of Natural History 2: 331-337.


Other references:

Seetharamaraju, M. et al. (2009). Rediscovery of Vosmer’s Writhing Skink Lygosoma vosmaerii (Gray, 1839) (Reptilia: Scincidae) with a note on its taxonomy. Journal of Threatened Taxa 1(12): 625-626.


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